Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer William Edward Stafford

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 1948

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Reflections for Officer William Edward Stafford

Officer Stafford,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 5, 2023

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer William Edward Stafford. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Dallas and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 29, 2013

I have known You all of my life, but never met You. You were taken before your time, and mine. I pay my respect and tribute to You in two days at the Dallas Police Memorial.
Hope You are at Peace.

Monte C. Stafford

May 15, 2012

You were the Grandfather I never new,but respect very much.
Much love.

Jason Kory Stafford
Great Grandson

June 5, 2007

God Bless you Officer William, as you sleep in Gods Peace and Love. You will never be forgotten You are in my daily prayers with all our Fallen Officers. Thank you for all you hard work and dedication in protecting the citizens of Dallas, Texas,
Kathi Halligan, Phila. Pa. wife and mom of LEO

December 10, 2005

Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.


Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

March 30, 2004

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